Khan Tengri

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Khan Tengri in 2014

Khan Tengri, named after the Sky God Tengri of the Turkic peoples ancient Tengrism pagan religion, is a 7,010 metres (23,000 ft) mountain in the Tian Shan range in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.[1][2] Khan Tengri is the highest mountain in Kazakhstan. The first people to reach the top were Mikhail Pogrebetsky and his team, in 1931.[3]

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  1. "Khan Tengri". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  2. "Khan Tengri". Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  3. Botchkov, Dimitri (2000). "Mountaineering in the Tien Shan: An Historical Survey" (PDF). The Alpine Journal. p. 28. Retrieved 13 April 2021.